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Bulgaria Police Seize Hidden Ancient Treasure in Nessebar

The regional unit for combating organized crime in Bulgaria's Burgas have seized a hidden treasure dating back to 3rd century BC.

Society » Culture | April 29, 2009, Wednesday // 13:23 | Viewed: 4044

Pop Diva Autobiography Finally Hits Bulgaria's Bookstores

The long anticipated biography of Bulgarian Pop Diva, Lili Ivanova, finally hit the bookstores Monday.

Society » Culture | April 27, 2009, Monday // 17:27 | Viewed: 3891

Bulgaria Musicians Named Artists of Month by Obama Organization

The New York Empire Trio and Bulgarian Virtuosi Artists are featured as artists of the month by the Obama Music, Arts and Entertainment Organization.

Society » Culture | April 24, 2009, Friday // 20:37 | Viewed: 1465

World of Disney Arrives in Sofia

Over 100 drawings of one of the most prominent Disney artists, Ulrich Schröder, are on display in Sofia from April 23 to May 3.

Society » Culture | April 24, 2009, Friday // 17:41 | Viewed: 3836

Adolf Hitler Paintings Sold for EUR 100 000

The UK Mullock's Art Auctioneers sold Wednesday a series of watercolors thought to be painted by Adolf Hitler for over EUR 100 000.

Society » Culture | April 24, 2009, Friday // 10:49 | Viewed: 3297

Bulgaria Belogradchik Rocks to Be Shown in European Parliament

An exhibition dedicated to Bulgaria's bidder for the world's new Seven Wonders, the Belogradchik Rocks, will be shown May 3 in the European Parliament in Strasbourg.

Society » Culture | April 23, 2009, Thursday // 14:32 | Viewed: 1809

US Air Force Rock Band “Direct Hit” to Stage Three Concerts in Bulgaria

"Direct Hit", an eight member rock ensemble, made up of musicians from the United States Air Forces in Europe Band, will embark on a Bulgarian concert tour from April 24 to April 26.

Society » Culture | April 21, 2009, Tuesday // 12:40 | Viewed: 1302

Bulgaria Church Delegation to Bring Holy Easter Fire from Jerusalem

A delegation of clergymen from the Bulgarian Orthodox Church is expected to land at Sofia Airport in the evening on Holy Saturday bringing the Holy Easter Fire from Jerusalem.

Society » Culture | April 18, 2009, Saturday // 12:48 | Viewed: 3963

French Ambassador Supports Belogradchik Rocks Campaign

The French Ambassador to Bulgaria, Etienne de Poncins, has confirmed his support for Bulgaria's Belogradchik Rocks to become one of the world's new seven wonders.

Society » Culture | April 16, 2009, Thursday // 09:17 | Viewed: 2684

Artists Start Repainting Berlin Wall Art Gallery

Artists, who painted the largest remaining section of the Berlin Wall in 1990, began Tuesday repairing their works.

Society » Culture | April 15, 2009, Wednesday // 10:21 | Viewed: 3917

Bulgaria Nominated to Host New 7 Wonders Р•vent in 2011

Bulgaria's capital Sofia is one of the 25 current nominees to become the official host for the declaration of the New Seven Wonders of Nature event in 2011.

Society » Culture | April 14, 2009, Tuesday // 10:15 | Viewed: 8938

Bulgaria's Belogradchik Rocks Again Second in New 7 Wonders Provisional Ranking

The miraculous rock formations near the northwest Bulgarian town of Belogradchik are again on second place in the global campaign to select the world's new Seven Wonders.

Society » Culture | April 13, 2009, Monday // 13:45 | Viewed: 2381

2009 Pritzker Honored to Swiss Architect Zumthor

The Swiss architect Peter Zumthor is the recipient of the 2009 Pritzker Architecture Prize.

Society » Culture | April 13, 2009, Monday // 12:44 | Viewed: 7885

Willow Crowns Mark Bulgaria Palm Sunday Celebrations

Tsvetnitsa-Vrabnitsa (Palm Sunday) is celebrated Sunday in Bulgaria as the Bulgarian Orthodox Church marks the triumphal entry of Jesus into Jerusalem.

Society » Culture | April 12, 2009, Sunday // 09:54 | Viewed: 3704

US Returns Renaissance Paintings to Jewish Heirs

The US state of California has returned three Renaissance paintings that were confiscated from Jewish art dealers in Nazi Germany in the 1930s.

Society » Culture | April 11, 2009, Saturday // 15:25 | Viewed: 1700

Bulgaria Celebrates Orthodox Church Lazar's Day

The Bulgarian Orthodox Church marks Saturday the traditional St. Lazar's Day.

Society » Culture | April 11, 2009, Saturday // 11:48 | Viewed: 1920

Bulgaria National Folk Ensemble Set for New York Debut

The National Folk Ensemble of Bulgaria �Bulgare' (NFEB) is set to make its first performance in New York, Saturday with a large audience expected at Symphony Space.

Society » Culture | April 10, 2009, Friday // 16:06 | Viewed: 2280

"Caprichos" by Francisco Goya Exhibited in Sofia

An exhibit of the "Caprichos" by Spanish painted Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes (1746 -1828) is opening in Sofia Wednesday. The exhibition is hosted by the Cervantes Institute in Sofia, and will be open until May 18.

Society » Culture | April 8, 2009, Wednesday // 14:10 | Viewed: 20206

Play Opening Night Fires up Sofia Audience

Dimitar Bozakov, the most successful Bulgarian theatrical director in Israel, fired up the audience at the National Theater "Ivan Vazov" Thursday evening.

Society » Culture | April 3, 2009, Friday // 14:16 | Viewed: 1971

Bulgaria Own Laughter Kingdom Celebrates April Fool’s Day

The city of Gabrovo, known as the Bulgarian "laughter kingdom," celebrates Wednesday April Fool's Day.

Society » Culture | April 1, 2009, Wednesday // 14:30 | Viewed: 2133

April 1 – Day of Pranksters and Fools

The 91st day of the year and 92nd in leap years, April 1, is most remarkable in the Western world for being April Fools' Day.

Society » Culture | April 1, 2009, Wednesday // 14:17 | Viewed: 2016
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